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La. Tech adds two more to 2014 class as three reserves leave the program

Louisiana Tech’s roster overhaul continued Friday when the school announced the signings of a pair of junior college players to add to the growing 2014 signing class. Qiydar Davis (Indian Hills Community College) and Merrill Holden (Pratt Community College) become the sixth and seventh additions to Tech's class, which already inked five high school players during the fall...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 79, Georgia 71

Four players scored in double figures, led by Alex Hamilton's 20 points, as Louisiana Tech survived a late rally by host Georgia in an all-Bulldogs matchup in the second round of the NIT. Chris Anderson had 18 points and eight rebounds while Cordarius Johnson was 6-of-7 from the field - 3-of-3 from long range - for third-seeded Louisiana Tech (29-7), which will face either Georgetown...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech rolls by Middle Tennessee 55-39

Jaron Johnson scored 15 points and Louisiana Tech topped Middle Tennessee 55-39 Thursday to move into a first-place tie in the Conference USA standings. Louisiana Tech (23-6, 11-3) and Middle Tennessee (21-8, 11-3) are part of a four-way tie atop the standings. Each team has two conference games remaining. Louisiana Tech closed the first half on a 9-2 run for a 27-19 lead. Middle...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech holds off Old Dominion 71-66

Alex Hamilton scored 20 points and Chris Anderson 19 as Louisiana Tech held off Old Dominion for a 71-66 victory on Saturday night in the first meeting between the programs. The victory left the Bulldogs (22-6, 10-3) in a four-way tie for second in Conference USA, a game back of Middle Tennessee, Louisiana Tech's next opponent. Kenyon McNeail added 14 and Jaron Johnson 10 for...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech routs Marshall 98-77

Alex Hamilton scored 24 points and Kenyon McNeail added 22 as Louisiana Tech routed Marshall 98-77 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (17-4, 5-1 Conference USA) raced to a 17-2 lead en route to scoring 57 first-half points and winning their ninth game out of their last 10. All five of Louisiana Tech's conference wins have been by at least 20 points. Louisiana Tech shot 52.2 percent...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech crushes Tulane 73-45

Jaron Johnson and Kenyon McNeail both scored 14 points as Louisiana Tech crushed Tulane 73-45 on Thursday. La Tech (15-3, 3-0 Conference USA) got 11 points from both Alex Hamilton and Chris Anderson. The Bulldogs shot 35.5 percent as a team, including 11 of 35 beyond the arc. They dominated on the boards, out-rebounding Tulane 53-37. Tulane (9-9, 1-2) shot just 23 percent from...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech crushes Longwood 126-52

Kenyon McNeail scored 21 points as Louisiana Tech crushed Longwood 126-52 on Saturday. McNeail went 5 of 10 from beyond the arc, and the Bulldogs (12-3) made 17 of 35 (49 percent) as a team, as they hit the century mark for the fifth time this season. The 126 points was a single-game school record, topping the 123 scored against Southern Miss in 1972. Raheem Appleby had 18 points...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Oklahoma 102-98 in OT

Alex Hamilton scored 10 of his game-high 31 points in overtime as Louisiana Tech snapped Oklahoma's seven-game winning streak with a 102-98 win at Lloyd Noble Center on Monday night. Louisiana Tech trailed by as many as four points in overtime before four quick points from Hamilton put the Bulldogs back in the game. Raheem Appleby made two free throws with 39 seconds left to...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech defeats Louisiana-Monroe 83-61

Alex Hamilton led Louisiana Tech with 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists on Sunday in an 83-61 victory over Louisiana-Monroe. Michale Kyser put Louisiana Tech up by 20 with a layup just 8 seconds into the second half and the Bulldogs never allowed ULM to get any closer. Jaron Johnson and Cordarius Johnson each scored 12. Michale Kyser added 10 points and four blocks for...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech drops Northwestern St 93-71

Raheem Appleby scored 28 points as Louisiana Tech ran away from Northwestern State 93-71 on Wednesday night. Louisiana Tech (8-2) shot 58.5 percent from the floor, including 5 of 15 (33.3 percent) from beyond the arc. Alex Hamilton added 13 points while Kenneth Smith dished out 12 assists to go with his 12 points. Northwestern State (3-5) was paced by Jalan West's 28 points...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

UL-Lafayette wins at Louisiana Tech 89-80

Kasey Shepherd scored a career-high 22 to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to an 89-80 victory at Louisiana Tech on Wednesday night. Lafayette (6-2) not only snapped Louisiana Tech's six-game winning streak, but also ended the Bulldogs' 19-game home winning streak, which was the sixth-longest in the nation. The Ragin' Cajuns went on a 12-2 run to go ahead 77-64 with 2:48 left...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech outlasts Jackson St 72-61

Alex Hamilton scored 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting to lead Louisiana Tech to a 72-61 victory over Jackson State Sunday afternoon. It was Louisiana Tech's (6-1) fifth straight victory away from home, including three tournament wins. Kenyon McNeail added 12 points and Raheem Appleby chipped in with 11. Julysses Nobles led Jackson State (2-6) with 17 points. Louisiana Tech held...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech downs UNC Greensboro 99-62

Alex Hamilton scored a career-high 26 points Monday as Louisiana Tech sailed to a 99-62 victory over UNC Greensboro. Hamilton shot 10 of 12 (83 percent) from the field and hit back-to-back 3's in the second half to give the Bulldogs (3-1) a 74-47 lead. Louisiana Tech shot 14 of 25 (56 percent) from behind the arc and outscored the Spartans 51-29 in the second half. Chris Anderson...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech rolls over Centenary, 106-59

Cordarius Johnson came off the bench to score 20 points as Louisiana Tech rolled over Centenary 106-59 on Wednesday night. Johnson was 7 of 13 and hit four from the 3-point line. He finished with 10 assists, two steals and a block. Starting forward Chris Anderson was 6 of 13 from the floor and had 18 points, six rebounds and one steal. He also hit 5 of 5 free throws. Raheem Appleby...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Waldow leads Saint Mary's past La Tech, 83-70

Brad Waldow pumped in 28 points to lead Saint Mary's to an 83-70 win over Louisiana Tech in a season opener Friday night. Waldow, Stephen Holt and Beau Levesque, who all averaged in double figures a year ago as the Gaels reached the NCAA tournament, picked up where they left off against the Bulldogs. Holt had 18 in the opener and Levesque added another 11. Raheem Appleby led...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech upsets Florida State in NIT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State won't forget Louisiana Tech's Raheem Appleby anytime soon. The rail-thin, 6-3 sophomore lit up the Seminoles for 21 of his 27 points in the second half to help Louisiana Tech snap a season-ending three-game losing streak with a 71-66 win at Florida State in a first-round National Invitational Tournament game Tuesday night. Freshman...
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 71, Florida St. 66

Raheem Appleby scored 27 points and Alex Hamilton added 16 to help Louisiana Tech rally from a nine-point second half deficit to beat Florida State 71-66 in a first round National Invitational Tournament game Tuesday night. Appleby, who made 12 of 19 shots, had 21 of points in the second half, including three quick baskets in a 52-second span that keyed an 11-0 run that gave the...
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver 78, Louisiana Tech 54

University of Denver junior forward Chris Udofia scored 18 points and had five blocked shots, leading the Pioneers to a share of the Western Athletic Conference regular-season championship and their 10th-straight win with a 78-54 rout of Louisiana Tech on Saturday night. Denver (21-8, 16-2 WAC), which shares the WAC crown with the Bulldogs (26-5, 16-2), will head to the conference...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Louisiana Tech 88, San Jose St. 61

Raheem Appleby scored 16 points and No. 25 Louisiana Tech extended the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games Saturday night, clinching at least a share of its first Western Athletic Conference championship with an 88-61 victory over San Jose State. Alex Hamilton and Jaron Johnson added 13 points apiece for the Bulldogs (26-3, 16-0 WAC), who can wrap up the outright regular...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 84, Texas St. 69

Raheem Appleby scored 21 points to lead Louisiana Tech to an 84-69 victory over Texas State in a Western Athletic Conference game on Saturday night. Alex Hamilton had 15 points, Isaiah Massey 10 and Chris Anderson pulled down 13 rebounds with eight points for the Bulldogs (21-3, 12-0), winners of 13 in a row. Louisiana Tech swept the series, beating Texas State 84-67 on Jan. 10...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 76, San Jose St. 54

Raheem Appleby scored 17 points, Alex Hamilton added 15 off the bench and Louisiana Tech coasted to a 76-54 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night. Appleby made three 3-pointers, while Hamilton had eight assists, six rebounds and four steals. Brandon Gibson chipped in 13 points for the Bulldogs (17-3, 8-0 Western Athletic), who won their ninth consecutive game. Aalim Moor...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 78, Seattle 71

Alex Hamilton and Jaron Johnson each scored 15 points and Louisiana Tech's bench outscored Seattle's by 42 points in the Bulldogs' 78-71 victory over Seattle Saturday night in Western Athletic Conference game. Louisiana Tech (16-3, 7-0) had an enormous 60-18 advantage in bench scoring. The Bulldogs also had a huge edge at the foul line. They hit 30 of 40 free throws...
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January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 55, Texas-Arlington 52

Alex Hamilton had 14 points for the Bulldogs on Saturday night, six of which came in the final 2:35 to spark Louisiana Tech to a 55-52 victory over Texas-Arlington. Louisiana Tech (12-3, 3-0 WAC) trailed 52-45 with 2:35 remaining in the game but closed out the Mavericks with a 10-0 run to earn the victory. Hamilton scored a bucket and hit four free throws during that span. Earlier...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 81, New Mexico St. 72

Alex Hamilton hit 10 of 10 from the foul line and led Louisiana Tech with a career-high 20 points as the Bulldogs purged recent demons with an 81-72 victory over New Mexico State Monday night. Louisiana State had lost seven straight in the Western Athletic Conference rivalry, including last year's conference championship game. The Aggies (6-8, 0-2) pulled to 63-61 with 13:49...
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January 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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